March 3rd, 2014

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Academy Voters Are Ignorant About Animation

Those of us in animation always gripe that the rest of Hollywood doesn’t care or know the first thing about animated films. There are tons of anecdotal stories to support this position, but finally, we’ve got some definitive proof. And if you think Hollywood doesn’t understand animation, it’s even worse than you could imagine.

The Hollywood Reporter recently published interviews with seven anonymous Academy members about how they voted for this year’s nominees. Four of the seven Academy members abstained from voting for best animated feature. The three that did vote all chose Frozen. Here is what each of them said:

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Karen O and Ezra Koenig perform “The Moon Song” at 2014 Academy Awards


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The 2014 Academy Awards take place in Los Angeles on Sunday night. Several of the artists nominated in the Best Song category performed during the ceremony, including Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O. She teamed with Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig to perform “The Moon Song”, her Oscar-nominated contribution to Spike Jonze’s film Her.

As Karen explained recently to Rolling Stone, “The Moon Song” was originally intended as a duet. “I was really excited at the prospect of getting to record it with a male vocalist. Ezra was super cool and open, he slipped into character like a champ and damn he’s got the goods.”

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How close were ONTD's best film picks to the Oscar results?



The Academy Awards are over, and the 2013 award season has officially come to a close. But how well did the results of the ONTD Film Critic Society Awards measure up against the actual Oscar winners?

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Kid Nation- Where Are They Now?


For those of you who don't know, Kid Nation was a short-lived reality show that aired on CBS in the fall of 2007. The show focused on 40 kids who lived in a fake, Old-West town/movie set in the middle of the desert and how they worked on building a functioning society without any adult intervention. It unfortunately lasted only one season before being cancelled, likely over the controversy surrounding throwing 40 kids in a desert and having them allocate money to each other and telling them to have at it. However, in its one glorious season, Kid Nation brought us some truly great little characters and, now that they're all grown up, let's see where they are now.
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Coldplay Announces Release Date for "Ghost Stories," Drops New Single "Magic"

Coldplay has quietly unveiled “Magic,” the first single from their anticipated new album “Ghost Stories.”

The album, the British band’s sixth, will arrive May 19 via Parlophone/Atlantic Records. Fans who pre-order “Ghost Stories” will receive an instant download of the new single, which can be streamed at youtube.com/coldplay.

News of Coldplay’s new album release comes a week after the outfit dropped the atmospheric track “Midnight" -- and its trippy clip.

“Magic,” like “Midnight,” is a more introspective production which veers well away from the radio-geared, stadium-rock works which helped make Coldplay a household name.Collapse )

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2014 Awards Season Fashion Round-up

An ONTD original post.

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Which Robbie Look is Best?

Golden Globes
344(42.6%)
Critic's Choice
157(19.4%)
Oscars
307(38.0%)


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Inside Mark Seliger’s Portrait Studio at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Vanity Fair is known for its indelible portraits of the world’s most interesting people, shot by the world’s most talented photographers. It’s also known for its annual Oscar Party—awards season’s most anticipated social gathering.

This year, V.F. is partnering with Instagram to combine those two traditions in a single project. In a custom-built studio adjoining the Vanity Fair Oscar Party space, contributing photographer Mark Seliger will shoot portraits of guests all night long.

"We're aiming to capture a little of the glamour of Oscar night in a timeless yet modern and accessible way," Seliger said about the project.

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86th Annual Academy Awards - Press Room photos

Surprised this wasn't posted yet.



Acting winners: Matthew McConaughey winner of Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Cate Blanchett winner of Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Lupita Nyong'o winner of Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role and Jared Leto winner of Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role


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In non Oscar news Ashanti's new CD is coming out ya'll

Ashanti's oft-delayed album, "Braveheart," will debut [tomorrow] on March 4.

She's currently shooting one for her next single, "First Real Love," in Jamaica.

While placing the final touches on "Braveheart," Ashanti is writing music for the soundtrack to the upcoming 2015 "Tupac" biopic.

Check out the "Braveheart" track list below:
[Tracklist]
1. "Intro/Braveheart"
2. "Nowhere"
3. "Runaway"
4. "Count"
5. "Early in the Morning" feat. French Montana
6. "3 Words"
7. "Love Games" feat. Jeremih
8. "Scars"
9. "Never Should Have"
10. "She Can't"
11. "Don't Tell Me No"
12. "I Got It" feat. Rick Ross
13. "First Real Love" feat. Beenie Man/Outro

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14. "Bonafide Survivor"
15. "RIP"




Ashanti returns with "Braveheart," mixing pop, R&B, and the club. Is it a formula that still works for the Murder Inc. chanteuse?

[Review (3 out out 5)]By 2004, established female R&B artists were suffering. Mya, Brandy, Ashanti, and even Janet Jackson weren’t breaking any records with sales or radio play. There was a shift. Female R&B artists were expected to be voracious vocalists with ranges that would give those listening goose bumps. That shift was Beyoncé. No matter the differentiations and nuances among the pool of singers, after her 2003 solo debut, the paradigm shifted. The successes were the exception. Alicia Keys was a virtuoso; a singer-songwriter with the ability to play an instrument. Later that year, Keyshia Cole would be the newbie on the block with a voice that was rough as it was melismatic. The angelic vocal thinness that was predominant in contemporary R&B for the decade before had waned.

On Ashanti’s latest album, Braveheart, the album title is a direct reference to Mel Gibson’s 1995 film by the same name. In it, the Scottish fight against the English, outnumbered and outmaneuvered. Ashanti likens herself to the Scottish declaring, “A lot of people counted me out and that feeds my hunger and ignites my passion...” This is her way of declaring a comeback. It’s been six years since Ashanti’s fourth album, The Declaration, 12 years since her debut, and 11 years since her last Top 10 hit. There’s really no other way to listen to Braveheart.

“Bangers” were never Ashanti’s thing (2004’s “Only U” being an exception and the one in Braveheart we’ll get to later) and that’s where her missteps arise on the new production, only because it’s questionable whether they play into her strengths. Producer Detail, throws his hat into the ring with “Count” where Ashanti’s distorted vocals linger with, “Baby, don’t make me count your money.” In a land where songs make babies, Rihanna’s “Birthday Cake” and “Pour It Up” met at the strip club to conceive inebriated. It terms of style, it’s the odd-man-out in the album along with the Rick Ross trap-inspired collaboration “I Got It.” Both don’t illicit jaw drops, and that’s what tracks like that aim to do. The main vocal duet, for example, comes in the form of “Love Game” with Jeremih. The production on the track is rich and the chemistry palpable, but not striking.

Not all collaborations fell flat. There’s a gem on the album, of the radio-hit variety, produced by DJ Clue. The bass-heavy slow-groove “Early In The Morning” features a singing French Montana, and it’s, hands-down, the best track on the album. More than just an ode to morning sex, Ashanti’s low register weaves into the subtly arranged verses and hits the mark capturing mood and effortlessness, “Early in the morning, I’mma have you moanin’.” “First Real Love” with Beenie Man is triumphant as it is hopeful and geared to get some club traction. Ashanti’s voice works well with the reggae production and Beenie Man’s, “Zagga zagga zagga zaaah.”

Traces of Ashanti’s debut linger with tracks that are sweet and demure. “Nowhere,” “Don’t Tell Me No,” and “Never Should Have” all contain a fully contagious melody coupled with songwriting centered on vulnerability and regret–it’s good R&B. In theme and vocal arrangement, Ashanti conjures memories of Mary J. Blige during her My Life era, when she sings, “I try to make it work but I just end up hurt” on “Runaway.”

Needless to say the female R&B paradigm continues to evolve. Even the game changers (again, Beyoncé comes to mind) have had to make adjustments in regards to their creative output. There’s a needed “wow factor” with every move made coupled with material that’ll elicit some emotional connection, the way Jhené Aiko’s latest Sail Out EP has done. “Braveheart” has a few of those moments that demonstrate sonic evolution and connectedness. Though it is concise and cohesive, more than any of Ashanti’s albums, it’s still marred with glimpses of wanted grandiosity at the expense of artistic revelation. Brave would have been sacrificing that wanted grandiosity.



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Of course Rick Ross's ruins what could be a totally bop worthy song. Whatever I want her to do decent this CD I like her music (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧
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Oscars: Lupita Nyong'o Says She's a 'Little Overwhelmed' by Her Win

"What I've learned for myself is that I don't have to be anybody else and that myself is good enough," the "12 Years a Slave" actress tells reporters backstage.

Lupita Nyong'o, winner of the best supporting actress Oscar for her work in 12 Years a Slave, stood in front of a room of reporters backstage and admitted that she felt a "little dazed."

"I can't believe this is in my hands," she said, holding up her statue. "I cant believe this is real life. I'm really overwhelmed."
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Oscars 2014: Ellen's selfie beats Obama pic for most re-tweeted + Winners List



The record for most re-tweeted tweet — held by President Obama’s “Four More Years” message on the night of his re-election, has been beaten.

At the Oscars, host Ellen DeGeneres grabbed a bunch of A-Listers for the “best selfie ever,” and tweeted the pic — which now has over 900K re-tweets, to Obama’s 778k.

Best picture: "12 Years a Slave"
Lead actor: Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Lead actress: Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"
Supporting actor: Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”
Supporting actress: Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”
Director: Alfonso Cuarón, "Gravity"

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Kendall Jenner Disses Harry Styles in Instagram Post: One Direction Singer 'Mean' to Model?

Kendall Jenner and Harry Styles split continue to be the talk of the town (where though?). Sources close to the former couple claimed that they've still managed to be good friends despite the break up. However, judging from Kendall's Instagram post over the weekend, things might not be that pretty between her and Harry.

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Apple unveils integrated car service CarPlay



Back in June at its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced that it was developing a new platform called iOS in the Car. The company promised to bring a car-customized version of its popular mobile operating system — including a tailored version of the Siri personal assistant — to vehicles from a huge array of leading automotive manufacturers.

Today, iOS in the Car arrived, albeit with a name change: Apple CarPlay, which rolls out first on cars from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo at this week's Geneva Motor Show. It will work with the iPhone 5, 5S, or 5C.

CarPlay mirrors your iPhone's screen in a driver-friendly format, filling your center-console touchscreen with large buttons for key functions like maps, music, text messaging, and phone calls. Alternatively, drivers can press a voice control button on the steering wheel to call up Siri for an eyes-free control experience.

Apple's platform has also been designed to work with various manufacturers' physical controls, so you can navigate through the CarPlay interface with knobs, dials, and buttons. In Apple's words, "If it controls your screen, it controls CarPlay."

Along with native Apple apps like iTunes and Maps, CarPlay will work with a variety of third-party apps, primarily audio-focused. Options at launch will include Spotify, Beats Radio, iHeartRadio, and Stitcher. Apple promises more compatible apps are coming soon.

If there's one big down-side to CarPlay, it's that it is a phone-mirroring setup: It will only work if you own an iPhone. That means the 55% of U.S. smartphone owners who use Android or Windows Phone will be left out in the cold—a fact Apple is surely hoping will drive iPhone sales even higher.

Though only three manufacturers are debuting CarPlay this month, Apple's list of "committed partners" is all-encompassing, with only Chrysler, Volkswagen, and Audi as notable absences.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Shows Up On Jimmy Kimmel, Wrong Day (Video)


Disgraced Toronto Mayor Rob Ford made a cameo on Jimmy Kimmel's Oscar special Sunday evening following the Academy Awards. Midway through the broadcast, Kimmel promoted Ford's upcoming appearance, admitting that he has "never been more excited about a guest than I am for his one."

That was when Ford -- dressed in a tux -- came through the doors of Kimmel's Jimmy Kimmel Live! studio, across the street from the Dolby Theatre where the 86th annual Academy Awards were held, seemingly confused by when he was supposed to appear. "Oh, sorry Jimmy," Ford said after waving to the audience. Ford will be an official guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday evening.

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Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson earning most money

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Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson earn more money than their One Direction bandmates.

The 'Story of My Life' quintet are estimated to be worth over £100 million altogether but as Liam and Louis write many of their songs - with writers typically earning nine per cent of each track's royalties - it's been suggested that they're making more money than their bandmates, and Liam has admitted they're working on even more material.

Liam said: ''Louis and I have a little partnership going on. We've been pretty keen to start writing straight away.''The 20-year-old star also revealed that he's focusing on writing music so that he can maintain a career in the music industry.He told The Sun newspaper: ''I've been in the studio already, it's been going really well. Learning how to write is the best way of ensuring your career has longevity and that you have control over it.''

Liam, Louis and their bandmates - Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan - have already released three albums since coming in third place on the 'X Factor' in 2010 but Liam says their next could be their best yet. He added: ''I really think the next album is going to be a game-changer for us. I'm excited.''

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19 year old MTV Books Author Alex Kazemi talks art with Tumblr Teens

Meet the new class of millennials.

A generation that grew up with a plethora of art dripping down their Tumblr dashboards without knowing where it came from or why it exists, nothing but a numb gaze on a screen that is making young faces all around the world wet. Ideas being formed in their brains as they soak up the information like a cleaning sponge but no sink of a canvas to squeeze it out.

I decided to talk to 3 teenagers from 3 different cities to tell me what it is like growing up on TUMBLR.
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Kristen in New York!!!



Kristen Stewart flashes her smile while walking around the set of her new film Still Alice on Monday morning (March 3) in New York City. The 23-year-old actress was seen carrying around a green drink while getting ready to film some scenes. Kristen plays the daughter of a woman (Julianne Moore) who discovers she’s suffering from early onset Alzheimer’s disease. The mother and daughter bond during her illness in a way they never did before.

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Lupita own and my fave is looking good. God is real. Happy Monday.
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Rape, Lies and the Internet: The Story of Conor Oberst and His Accuser



Last week, Bright Eyes musician Conor Oberst filed a lawsuit for libel against a reported "anonymous commenter" who posted on various websites that he raped her. But Joanie Faircloth was not anonymous—she left the original comments under her name, and her commenter account was linked to her Facebook. Her broad social-media presence left quite a record, too, and now it will be used to discredit her. It turns out the Internet is not a vacuum, and what we say can have very real consequences.

On her now-deleted Tumblr account, Faircloth clarified that she had not made her allegations anonymously.

"[T]he term 'anonymous commenter' was being thrown around a lot, as if I was some troll just trying to get a rise out of people. I wanted people to know that is not the case and for them not to be able to use that as a reason to discount my experience or avoid putting any real thought into the situation."

Not being anonymous also made her legally accountable for her statements. Oberst is suing Faircloth, a 27-year-old North Carolina resident, for $1 million in damages to his "reputation, standing in the community, shame, mortification, hurt feelings, embarrassment, and humiliation."

"Mr. Oberst gave Ms. Faircloth ample opportunity to retract her allegations prior to filing this lawsuit," Oberst's attorney Martin Singer tells Jezebel. "It was only when those requests for a retraction went unanswered that [he] had no other choice but to file this lawsuit in order to clear his name."

But clearing his name might be a tall order considering that the burden of proof is entirely on Oberst. Not only must he prove that Faircloth's statements damaged his reputation, he also has to prove that he didn't rape her and that she lied about it because she intended to harm him. Proving malice could be tricky: Why would she want to hurt Oberst? And why would someone lie about being sexually assaulted? What could be gained from that? Nothing, really.

Oberst's complaint implies that a different set of questions can be raised—about Faircloth's credibility and the veracity of her claims—from her long trail of online activity. According to court documents, she has a history of "catfishing"—posing as a boy online, even passing herself off as a cancer patient. And while none of that has anything to do with rape allegations, Oberst's legal team is making use of these details in order to tear down both Faircloth and her side of the story.

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Oscars 2014: P!nk Pays Tribute to 'The Wizard of Oz' With 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'



Pink had a memorable Oscar debut, paying tribute to the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz."

The singer took the Academy Awards stage Sunday following an introduction from Whoopi Goldberg to perform one of Judy Garland's most memorable songs, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," from the 1939 Oscar-winning film.

Dressed in a wine-red sparkling floor-length, long-sleeved dress, Pink -- who made headlines at the GRAMMYs for showing off her acrobatic skills -- performed a rousing rendition of the classic. Matthew McConaughey and Pharrell Williams were the notable stars giving her a standing ovation following the spine-tingling performance. Afterwards, host Ellen DeGeneres approached the stage wearing a Glinda the Good Witch costume.

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The Deets Behind the 12 Years a Slave screenwriting feud (McQueen sounds like an asshole)

’12 Years a Slave’ Screenplay Rift Between Steve McQueen, John Ridley Boils Over

Long before each came away with an Academy Award, “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen and screenwriter John Ridley were embroiled in a bitter feud regarding credit for the film’s Oscar-winning screenplay, a fight they kept quiet for the good of the campaign before it came to a head Sunday night at the Dolby Theater.

Ridley turned down McQueen’s request for shared screenplay credit, TheWrap has learned. He won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay on Sunday and did not thank the director in his acceptance speech, striding past him on his way to the podium but pausing to hug director David O. Russell. Some observers interpreted McQueen’s unsmiling applause as half-hearted (see gif).



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ONTD's fave Lena to write a four-part Archie story



Lena Dunham, the Golden Globe-winning star and creator of HBO's "Girls," will make her comic book writing debut in 2015 with a four-issue story from Archie Comics, set to take place within the flagship "Archie" series.

"She's the voice of her generation," Archie co-CEO Jon Goldwater told CBR News. "To have someone like that say, 'Not only am I a fan, I'd love to write something,' it just epitomizes all the hard work we've put in for the last five years."

Tapping Dunham to write an "Archie" story is the latest in a series of unconventional moves from the publisher, which have included the "Life with Archie" magazine telling the story of adult, married versions of the Archie characters; the introduction of openly gay character Kevin Keller; and "Afterlife with Archie," an ongoing non-all-ages zombie story by writer and new Archie chief creative officer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and artist Francesco Francavilla.
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The Hemsworth brothers attend the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

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Liam Hemsworth suits up to attend the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter held during the 2014 Oscars on Sunday night (March 2) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 24-year-old actor joined his older brothers Luke and Chris Hemsworth to attend the party that evening.

Liam and Chris are featured in a new spoof video that aired on the Jimmy Kimmel Live special that night! The clip is a trailer for a feature film adaptation of the popular viral video “Charlie Bit My Finger” that they call Bitman Begins. So funny!

FYI: Liam is wearing Dolce&Gabbana. Chris is wearing a David August tuxedo and shirt, Fred Leighton studs/cuff links, and a Mont Blanc watch.

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Andre Drummond responds to Jennette McCurdy putting him on blast after breakup

"iCarly" star Jennette McCurdy is kissing and telling in a big way about her short-lived "relationship" with NBA star Andre Drummond ... and according to Jennette, the kissing part SUCKED.

McCurdy appeared on Pete Holmes' podcast "You Made It Weird" and spilled her guts about her fling with 20-year-old Drummond.

Jennette didn't pull punches -- admitting she only heard about the guy after he repeatedly chose her as his "Woman Crush Wednesday" on Twitter -- and eventually agreed to talk to Drummond because he "seemed like a big deal."

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12:55 PM PT -- We spoke to Andre who tells us, "I found [Jennette's comments] funny. There's a lot of false info in there, but I'll be the mature person about the situation and let it die out."

Andre also posted a Vine video moments ago that seems to be a response to the story in which he says, "Sometimes you gotta live and learn by the mistakes you make. You gotta move on and keep pushing."

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Counting the cameos in the video for Little Mix's Sport Relief single

There's a lady looking an awful lot like JK Rowling balancing on an excercise ball [? what is that thing? i don't know sports @ (0:30)]. There's young entrepreneur - sb.tv founder Jamal Edwards. There's BBC Radio 1 dj Nick Grimshaw. And on a more ~sporty~ topic, there's Sporty Spice Mel C and a couple of Olympians. (Olympic gold & silver winning cyclist Victoria Pendleton, Olympic bronze & silver-medallist Louis Smith)

And Louie Spence. I'm sure i missed some people




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Brad & Angelina, Miley, Julia, Leonardo and a KISSING Sean & Charlize attend Madonna's Oscar Party!


Leave it to Madonna to be a good sport. As per tradition, the pop legend, 55, hosted her annual Oscars after-party on Sunday, March 2 at the L.A. mansion of her manager Guy Oseary, with festivities raging from 10 p.m. to around 6 a.m.. Among the night's many, many A-list guests were her ex-husband Sean Penn and his girlfriend, Charlize Theron.Fellow Oscar winners Penn, 53, and Theron, 38, were "making out like crazy" and "all over each other" on the dance floor, an observer at the bash tells Us Weekly. "They were the talk of the party -- even Madonna noticed!" Penn and Madonna divorced way back in 1989; she eventually married and divorced Guy Ritchie, while he divorced Robin Wright after 14 years in 2010.

Still, the former couple's four-year union was passionate, and the Material Girl's close pal Debi Mazar recently quipped that Penn remains Madonna's "one true love." Over the years, Penn was supported his ex-wife at concert performances, and she recently joined him in Haiti on a humanitarian project.Regardless, Penn and Theron's makeout session was on display for all to see -- including attendees Julia Roberts, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Miley Cyrus, Tom Ford, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi, John Travolta and Kelly Preston . . . even Madonna's teenagers!Past 2 a.m., "Madonna was dancing up a storm with her kids Lourdes and Rocco on the dancefloor," the observer says. "She kept walking around the party trying to get everyone to dance

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Lupita Nyong'o: Dress Switch for Vanity Fair Oscars Party 2014

Lupita Nyong’o holds up her Oscar statuette at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter held after the 2014 Oscars on Sunday night (March 2) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 31-year-old actress wore a Miu Miu sea foam green iridescent silk belted gown enhanced with green beaded fringe along the neckline, inspired by the brand’s Spring Summer 2014 collection. She complemented the look with matching silk peep-toe sandals and satin hard case clutch by Prada.

Earlier in the evening, Lupita won the Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for her work in the movie 12 Years a Slave.

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Jennifer Lawrence Tries to Steal Lupita Nyong'o's Oscar Backstage


Jennifer Lawrence jokingly tries to grab Lupita Nyong’o‘s Oscar trophy from her while backstage together at the 2014 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (March 2) in Hollywood.

The 31-year-old 12 Years a Slave actress beat Jennifer, 23, for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role award, one of the few that were a tossup going into the show.

Lupita was seen backstage sharing some sweet moments with her family following her big win. See the adorable photos below!

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Demi Lovato Shimmers on Neon Lights Tour: Live Review



Demi Lovato's latest headlining tour is named after her latest Top 40 hit, the EDM-biting synth spectacle "Neon Lights" that reached a new peak at No. 38 on this week's Hot 100 chart. "Neon Lights" is an underwritten outlier on Lovato's guitar-driven fourth LP, "Demi," that may prove to be the album's biggest hit when all is said and done. After witnessing how the 21-year-old delivered the song to her thousands of screaming supporters on Saturday night (Mar. 1) at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ, the growing success of the track is much more understandable.

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Jennifer Lawrence: Dress Switch for Vanity Fair Oscars Party 2014

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Jennifer Lawrence is a metallic goddess at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter held during the 2014 Oscars on Sunday night (March 2) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 23-year-old actress was nominated that evening at the Oscars in the Best Supporting Actress category, but lost out to Lupita Nyong’o.

FYI: Jennifer is wearing Tom Ford.

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Grammy Nominated Vocalist Jennifer López & Ricky Martin steam up 'ADRENALINA' music video!



Jennifer Lopez and Ricky Martin certainly know how to bring the heat! The two artists were both featured on Puerto Rican rapper Wisin‘s newest single and music video for “Adrenalina.” The upbeat, dance song is now accompanied by a music video, which premiered on Monday. In the video, things get steamy between Ricky and Jennifer, as they bump and grind … and he nibbles on her ear. Aside from that, it seems as though Wisin certainly knows how to throw a great party! The Latin-infused dance anthem is just one of Wisin’s songs that will be featured on his newest album, El Regreso del Sobreviviente which is now available for pre-order on iTunes.

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WONDER YEARS DVDs on the way WITH THE MUSIC!!!! OMG OMG

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2014 WILL SEE THE LONG-AWAITED RELEASE OF THE BELOVED, EMMY AWARD-WINNING TV SERIES

THE WONDER YEARS
THE COMPLETE SERIES


NEVER BEFORE AVAILABLE ON DVD IN ITS ENTIRETY!



FAIRFAX, VA - In 2014, StarVista Entertainment/Time Life - the premiere marketer of classic TV on DVD - will release THE WONDER YEARS: THE COMPLETE SERIES to the home entertainment marketplace. The most requested TV series never to be released on DVD, which ran on ABC from 1988-1993, garnered multiple Emmy Awards, a Golden Globe and a Peabody, and was named by TV Guide as one of the "Top 20 Shows of the '80s" will make its very long-awaited debut in the second half of 2014. To best serve the numerous fans of the program, StarVista Entertainment/Time Life has launched WonderYearsDVDs.com, the official site for all updates, exclusive content and pre-orders.

Routinely praised for high-quality TV DVD collections, an archivist's attention to detail, and specially produced bonus programming on releases such as Get Smart, The Carol Burnett Show and China Beach, StarVista Entertainment/Time Life is planning a deluxe release of the The Wonder Years, which starred Fred Savage, Danica McKellar, Dan Lauria, Alley Mills, Jason Hervey, Olivia d'Abo, Josh Saviano and Daniel Stern, and featured as a theme song Joe Cocker's unforgettable rendition of the Beatles' "With A Little Help From My Friends."
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Allure Exclusive: We Got the Scoop on Anne Hathaway's 2014 Oscar Makeup

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At last year's Academy Awards, Chanel celebrity makeup artist Kate Lee changed Anne Hathaway's lipstick "three times in about five minutes" because of last-minute wardrobe decisions (you may have heard a little something about that). But amidst the lipstick and wardrobe chaos, Hathaway took home the award for best supporting actress. This year, needless to say, was a little less frenzied (for both ladies). "Her stylist sent me a picture of the dress a few days before, so I had an idea of what we were doing," says Lee. "The vibe was very relaxed, because she had to just show up and give someone else an award." We spoke with Lee to get all the details on Hathaway's gorgeous makeup look, but especially how to get those killer brows.

Skin. Lee prepped Hathaway's skin with Chanel Hydra Beauty Sérum and Creme. "It's like a drink of water," Lee says. She let both sink in while Hathaway had her hair done, before applying Chanel Perfection Lumiere Velvet in Beige Rose 22 (out this month). "For years everyone has been into dewy skin, but I'm leaning more toward a velvety finish," says Lee. "Using something with a little more powder in it means you don't have to apply even more powder, and it diffuses the light beautifully."

Brows. Is it wrong that we'd rather have Hathaway's eyebrows than a ticket to next year's Oscars (or maybe even an Oscar)? "I am fastidious with eyebrows, and actually, they're a little thinner than I like them to be," says Lee. She used an espresso-brown eyebrow pencil to fill in any gaps, brushed them into shape with a small brow brush, and then set them with Anastasia Beverly Hills Tinted Brow Gel. "I knew that her hair was going to be styled back, so this was their moment to shine."

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Zoe Saldana in early talks to portray Eartha Kitt in a film biopic



Actress Zoe Saldana is reportedly in early talks to portray singer Eartha Kitt on the big screen. The Avatar star is the front-runner to star in the untitled film, which will chronicle the life of the Santa Baby hitmaker, according to the Telegram.com. The movie is reportedly in its early stages and no other details have been released. If the project comes to fruition, this won't be the first musical role Saldana has taken on - she will portray Nina Simone in a forthcoming biopic. Kitt passed away from colon cancer in 2008.

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Kate Upton spends some quality with her boyfriend Justin Verlander's Detroit Tigers teammates




Kate Upton and her new boyfriend, Justin Verlander, seem to be having a lot of fun lately! After attending some Super Bowl parties and joking around with the Orlando Magic mascot at a game – the giant dragon proposed to Kate! – the couple have been seen at the Detroit Tigers spring training and at a very silly Tigers dinner party.

FanSided writes that the Tigers are in Florida for spring training and Kate, 21, has come along to support Justin, 30, the Tigers’ pitcher, as he recovers from core muscle surgery. Fans tweeted that Kate and Justin have been seen out riding bikes together – how adorable!

Yahoo! Sports writes that Kate also joined the Tigers for a very silly dinner party, during which Tigers catcher Bryan Holady put on a women’s one-piece swimsuit and a tiny sombrero and Kate taught him how to pose like a bikini model (though, unlike Kate’s latest Sports Illustrated shoot, Bryan had gravity on his side!).

Tigers pitcher Joba Chamberlain took a photo of Bryan posing with Kate – fully clothed – and posted it to Twitter, captioned, “Too many bikini models in 1 room #nofilter @KateUpton @jbholaday @Max_Scherzer @JustinVerlander.”

Kate re-tweeted the photo, adding, “@SI_Swimsuit cover?” Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer also re-tweeted the photo and added, “Lets address this pic. 1st off it was taco night, sombreros enhance the experience. Holly told a story and said ‘I've got it out in the car.’”

The new couple seems to be very happy – Justin recently talked about their relationship for the first time in an ESPN interview. ESPN baseball analyst Karl Ravech told Verlander, “I lose credibility if I don’t ask you about Kate Upton, because I told [ESPN's] Tim [Kurkijian] I would, because he’s curious, so what’s the latest there?”

Verlander avoided kissing and telling but revealed things are going well, saying, "I've always been pretty private about my private life. ... It is hard to be private, especially with her, but, you know, I'm in a great spot and just looking to get ready for the season."

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Seth MacFarlane, Family Guy and American Dad creator, becomes a novelist



You would think that Seth MacFarlane, creator of the hit animated TV show "Family Guy," has collected enough artistic titles at this point. He is an animator, screenwriter, actor, composer, director, producer and Grammy-nominated singer. Now he is adding another lofty label to his expanding resume: novelist.

His latest project, a comic western titled "A Million Ways to Die in the West," is being published next week by Ballantine Books, nearly three months before the premiere of a film of the same name. Mr. MacFarlane also co-wrote, directed, produced and starred in the movie.

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Ex-NFL Star Darren Sharper Feared To Be A Serial Rapist: 9 Women 5 States

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According to CNN, 38-year-old former NFL safety Darren Sharper is being called a potential serial rapists after 9 women in 5 states have come forward and named him as their attacker. Sharper surrendered to L.A. police late last week over allegations by 2 women.

The next day Sharper was also without a job as well. The NFL Network fired him almost as soon as he surrendered. Sharper had worked as an analyst for them upon leaving the NFL. However, he was suspended indefinitely without pay following an arrest for drug possession in January of this year.

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ONTD Original: Is it written in the stars? An Oscar winner and a Loser.

Jared won and Jen lost! What do the stars see in common between these Acamdemy Award Winners?

So, the main reason I chose Jared & Jen out of the other contenders was because they share complex aspect patterns which was a huge factor. Jared, particularly, has an INSANE chart with more to cover than ONTD would ever read; and for the record, Queen Lupita was my main choice, but her complete chart is not available, and since she's going to be incredibly famous, I'm gonna wait it out and see if her time of birth surfaces.


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Tasteless Tweets from Chelsea Handler


During last night’s Oscars, The Huffington Post handed over their Twitter account to Chelsea Handler. Which is only slightly safer than handing a baby your car keys and sending it on cross-country road trip. While I would’ve predicted this would end badly, I never would’ve guessed this badly. But that’s only because her incredibly well-written piece on being a woman on late night television last week distracted me. Silly me for forgetting that her usual schtick involves incredibly offensive jokes that fail to make me laugh.
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Edition Select Announced For Ultra Street Fighter 4


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During a special exhibition at this weekend's Southern California Regionals 2014, Capcom's Peter "Combofiend" Rosas revealed that players will be able to select legacy versions of characters in the upcoming Ultra Street Fighter IV. At the character select screen, you'll be able to choose whether to play the Street Fighter 4, Super Street Fighter 4, Super Street Fighter 4 Arcade Edition, Arcade Edition 2012, or Ultra Street Fighter 4 instance of any character on the roster, provided they were originally available in said version.
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TM2's Kailyn Insists Her Memoir Will Be Nothing Like Farrah's



Post Hill Press and MTV announced today that Post Hill Press will release the anticipated tell-all memoir of Kailyn Lowry of the hit docu-series "Teen Mom 2," "Pride Over Pity," (Post Hill Press, Hardcover, $19.99, eBook, $9.99) in April 2014 wherever books are sold. "Teen Mom 2," currently on-air and in its fifth season, airs Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.

In a moving effort to finally put the past behind her, Kailyn, the feisty, unapologetic, tattooed beauty whose determination to raise her son on her own terms has been documented on MTV's groundbreaking docu-series "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom 2," gives readers a raw and brutally honest account of her troubled, often painful story and, for the first time, reveals the dark secrets she has so closely guarded.

"If I ever gaze at the past, I shudder. I shudder to count how many times I mistakenly thought I was loved. I quiver unpleasantly to recall the person I used to be and how I acted in some of my relationships. Looking back, it's not surprising that I turned to boys for love so early. I needed appreciation. I needed to feel worthy. Most of all I needed support." -- Excerpt from "Pride Over Pity"

Guided by the single principle of helping other young girls like her, Kailyn takes the reader behind the scenes, writing candidly about her desperate stay at a homeless shelter to qualify for a program that would provide a safe home for her son, breaking her silence on the question of her sexuality, and sharing the traumatic sexual experiences that have left her deeply scarred.

Now a happily married mother-of-two, Kailyn revealed in February that topics include addiction, rape, being abandoned by her dad and “tons of things in between.” The memoir also promises to be completely different from Farrah Abraham’s My Teenage Dream Ended.

“It’ll be NOTHING like Farrah’s as far as editing goes,” Kailyn said on Facebook. “We’ve put a lot of work into this over the last couple of years and I think you all will be very surprised by it.”

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Oscar winner Jared Leto goes to Ellen

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He was the coolest guy at Sunday night's Academy Awards, standing out from the fashion pack in his white Saint Laurent tuxedo jacket and red bow tie.

But come Monday morning, Best Supporting Actor winner Jared Leto was rocking a slightly more safe, dowdy look.

The 42-year-old was seen leaving his home in Los Angeles ahead of an interview with Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres on her popular talkshow in nearby Burbank, wearing what at first glance appeared to be a pair of embroidered slippers.

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Andrew Garfield Oscars No Show Baffles Fans



When the Academy announced the official list of presenters for the 2014 Oscars, Amazing Spider-Man star Andrew Garfield was on the list. A little over a week ago, Entertainment Weekly made a huge deal about an exclusive interview with Oscar Producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan.

In the interview, EW quoted Meron as saying, “Andrew Garfield is going to be part of what we hope is a very moving moment in the show, which will illustrate the theme of how movies have inspired. He is going to induct a new superhero into the fraternity of superheroes.”

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Great Britain's Eurovision Entry Revealed




Little-known singer-songwriter Molly Smitten-Downes is to represent the UK at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.

The 26-year-old will carry British hopes in Copenhagen, Denmark, in May with her song Children of the Universe.

The pop singer has already had a taste of the limelight after having a UK top 10 hit in 2008 with Sash on the song Raindrops (Encore Une Fois).

Her selection comes after Bonnie Tyler and Engelbert Humperdinck struggled for the UK in the past two contests.

Tyler came 19th out of 26 countries in 2013, while Humperdinck finished 25th the previous year.

A BBC statement described Children of the Universe as "an anthemic, uplifting track specifically written with live performance in mind".

Smitten-Downes, from Leicestershire, enjoyed a brief appearance in the charts five-and-a-half years ago when she sang on an updated version of German DJ Sash's 1997 smash Encore Une Fois.

The 2008 version reached number nine in the UK.

Smitten-Downes followed that by lending her vocals to the track I Will Learn to Love Again from Swedish producer Basshunter's 2009 album Bass Generation, which reached number 16 in the UK.

After submitting her tracks to BBC Introducing, she gained support from BBC local radio in the East Midlands before being spotted by the corporation's Eurovision producers.

"BBC Introducing provided us with an extraordinary range of talent to explore and in Molly we found the perfect combination of contemporary songwriting and real vocal quality," said BBC executive producer Guy Freeman.

"Her enthusiasm for the project is infectious and I'm sure that she'll gain huge support on the journey to Copenhagen."

The grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest takes place in the Danish capital on 10 May.

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The Issue With Mattew McConaughey's Speech... The AIDS Omission



Matthew McConaughey won an Oscar on Sunday (2 March) for playing a man with AIDS in a movie all about AIDS. But the actor is being criticized today for not once uttering the word AIDS during a lengthy acceptance speech that lasted more than three minutes.

What made the omission all the more glaring was that during an earlier acceptance speech, McConaughey's co-star Jared Leto had spoken of‘the 36 million people who have lost the battle to AIDS and those of you out there who have ever felt injustice for who you are and who you love, tonight I stand here with you and for you.'

McConaughey was also not taking note when supporting actress winner Lupita Nyong'o said in her speech: 'It doesn’t escape me for one moment that so much joy in my life is thanks to so much pain in someone else’s.'

So in the end, the reviews for McConaughey's speech were not as good as they were for his acting - particularly a tangent about how his hero is himself - or rather himself in 10 years.

Wrote Salon: The star had just won an award for playing an AIDS patient who fights for a cure and eventually dies, and he mentioned AIDS not once, though he described how his present-day self was the role model for his past self. The people whose real-life lives and deaths McConaughey plumbs for art are less important, here, than McConaughey himself.

Time called it 'confounding' and a 'semi-bizarre tale about his inner life' while while Vogue wrote that 'Magic Matt was as upbeat as a man would have to be when his self-absorption isn’t just actorly but cosmic.'

McConaughey did remember to thank God right at the start and he also paid moving tribute to his late father saying: 'I know he’s up there right now, with a big pot of gumbo…he’s probably in his underwear, and he’s got a cold can of Miller Lite, and he’s dancin."' While AIDS was never mentioned, McConaughey was sure to wrap things up with his signature line: 'All right all right all right.'

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MTV’s ‘The Challenge’ Star Paula Meronek Announces She’s Pregnant!

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She’s already put up with plenty of crying, whining and childish behavior during her days on MTV’s The Challenge, so Paula Meronek should have no problem dealing with her next big ‘challenge’: parenthood.

Paula, who has basically starred on every single ‘Challenge’ since the show began, announced today that she is expecting a baby with her fiance Jack Berkert. (The couple became engaged over Christmas last year.)

She posted a sonogram photo of the baby boy to her Instagram account, along with a note to her fans.

“Ok everyone…just wanted to officially announce that @jackbeckert and I are expecting the arrival of this lil guy in the beginning of July…yes that is correct!!! #imgonnabeamama #itsaboy #ourlittlepeanut #soproud #soblessed

Paula’s pregnancy may mean the end of her ‘Challenge’ days. She’s participated in 10 seasons, and snagged her second career win on the the most reason season, “Rivals II.”

Seriously, can ‘The Challenge’ survive without its trademark Paula drama?! The next season will take place in Montevideo, Uruguay and Paula is not on the rumored cast list that The Ashley posted back in October. However, one of these girls will surely be stepping up to take Paula’s place as the ‘Challenge’ drama queen!

Congrats to Paula!

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Where HAS Kim Novak been? In Oregon, apparently



Even with all the big names in attendance at Sunday's 2014 Oscars, it was the appearance of Golden Age movie star Kim Novak that prompted one of the bigger waves of social media interest.

Novak, remembered as the star of Alfred Hitchcock's classic, "Vertigo," commented that she was "happy to be back". But where had she been? Turns out, she decided to step away from Hollywood decades ago, and settle instead in Southern Oregon.

Novak, 81, seemed a bit overwhelmed to be back in the public eye at the Oscar ceremony, and her co-presenter, Matthew McConaughey, was solicitous of her. Much of the social media chat was unkind, commenting on Novak's appearance.

In 2010, Novak gave an interview with The Oregonian, where she reflected on her decision to settle in the state.

"My roots, as far as Oregon goes, go way back," she says, in that familiar, low voice. "My father's whole family, the Novaks, settled in Scappoose. I remember my father telling me stories about crossing the rivers there and being able to walk across the backs of the salmon. They came from Czechoslovakia, the old country, and were settlers here. They had a place of cabins where people could stay, and a little dance hall, and a candy store. My grandfather was a logger."

After first living in eastern Oregon, Novak bought a place on the Rogue River in the late 1990s.

"We love it here," she says. "It's very important for us to be on the water. I loved living on the ocean before, and now we're on the Rogue, we've got two islands, and wonderful places for the horses."


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'How I Met Your Mother' Is There a Funeral in Series Finale?



"How I Met Your Mother" Season 9, Episode 19, titled "Vesuvius," airs on March 3 on CBS. Avid viewers will be seeing the final five episodes of the hit sitcom.

Meanwhile, why is Barney Stinson not in suits in his final day of filming? Many fans are worried a funeral might be on the horizon. This raises a popular HIMYM question again: Does the mother die before 2030?

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Andre Drummond Responds to Fan's Twitter Threat over Jennette McCurdy. Denies leaking "sexy" pics.

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond and iCarly star Jennette McCurdy had a short relationship in the past, and now details about their relationship have started to come out. Those details have led to Drummond having to defend himself on Twitter.

McCurdy recently spilled the details about their one-week relationship on Pete Holmes' podcast You Made It Weird (warning: Audio contains NSFW language). What started out as a "Woman Crush Wednesday" has now turned into an ugly situation for the Pistons player.

Someone threatened the center on Twitter, so the 20-year-old responded, via Sporting News' Kami Mattioli:
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Matthew McConaughey on 'True Detective,' His Pal Woody, McConaissance



By Jonathan Ringen
March 3, 2014 1:03 PM ET

Last night, for the first time in several months, Matthew McConaughey wasn't at home watching his favorite show on TV: HBO's True Detective, in which he stars as the brilliant but deeply troubled homicide cop Rustin "Rust" Cohle. "I'm doing what the public's doing," he says. "I received all eight episodes, but I said, 'You know what? I'm gonna check them out each Sunday night and then sit on each episode for a week.' I've found myself going back and watching each one of them about three times during the week and fucking really enjoying it."

He had a pretty good reason for missing the seventh episode: McConaughey was at the Academy Awards, where he got called "dirty-pretty" by Ellen DeGeneres, flirted with Kim Novak as they presented the animated movie awards and, ultimately, scored the Best Actor statue himself for Dallas Buyers Club. Congratulations! McConaughey has confirmed he won't return to the show for Season Two, but gamely answered our questions about Season One:

How does Rustin Cohle fit into the great, acclaimed work you've been doing for the last couple of years?
Oh yeah. Russtiiiinnn Cohhhhlllle. Ha ha! You know, I've been able to find such clearly identifiable characters, whether it's Mark Hanna in Wolf of Wall Street or Ron Woodruff in Dallas Buyers Club. Look at Dallas in Magic Mike and Joe in Killer Joe – these are characters with such clear obsessions. I've said this before, but that's what I've been choosing: Somebody who I could get drunk on their obsessions. Characters that live on the fringe — they're all a little bit on the outskirts of civilization. I find a certain ownership and freedom in that.

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Oscars ratings: Most-watched entertainment telecast in 10 years



The 86th Annual Academy Awards set a major ratings record: Sunday’s telecast was the most-watched entertainment telecast in 10 years.

The 3.5-hour program hosted by Ellen DeGeneres delivered a whopping 43 million viewers and a 12.9 rating among adults 18-49. That’s the biggest non-sports audience since NBC’s 2004 Friends finale. It also represents the third year in a row for the ratings to rise, up 6 percent from 2013. The Oscars out-delivered January’s Golden Globes by 22.1 million viewers and the Grammy Awards by 14.5 million viewers.

According to Nielsen’s Social Guide, there were 11.2 million tweets about the event, with overall Oscar social media activity outpacing last year by 75 percent. ABC’s Oscar’s Red Carpet Live pre-show was also up, with the final half-hour delivering 27.6 million viewers.

The ratings boost also carried over to late-night host Jimmy Kimmel’s post-awards show. Rising for the third year in a row, the 9th annual Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars was up 22 percent to 7 million viewers.

From EW’s review of the Oscars: “Despite a terrifically loose Ellen DeGeneres, the first half of the Oscars was the type of slog that makes you wonder if your friends who don’t watch TV are onto something … Amy Adams spoke for all of us suffering quietly at home when she got caught checking her phone during Harrison Ford’s snoozy line reading of some Best Picture nominees.”

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What To Expect From the Ben Wheatley Film HIGH-RISE and Tom Hiddleston

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Last month, I read this article on Hollywood.com about actor Tom Hiddleston being stuck in a "genre rut" because he has taken the lead in the upcoming film version of J.G. Ballard's "classic thriller" HIGH-RISE. Apologies to writer Jordan Smith, but it is in my own honest opinion that I don't think he has read HIGH-RISE. Yes, it is a thriller, but if I compare HIGH-RISE with films like those that Alfred Hitchcock had churned out, I don't believe this is a "classic thriller". Definitely, it's heavily psychological and, based on the re-read that I had done, I can understand why Hiddleston decided to take on the role of one of the lead characters (Yes, he is not the only "lead" in HIGH-RISE) in the movie version of the book.

In his interview with The Slate, director Ben Wheatley said that his wife and screenwriter Amy Jump "wanted to go back to the book, so it was straight back to the book." I am not sure just how faithful the script will be to Ballard's book.

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Donald Trump disses Ellen's horrible Oscar Hosting

Ellen DeGeneres pulled some stunts at Sunday's Oscar show, including handing out lottery tickets to stars who didn't win trophies and ordering pizza for the stars in the front rows and then asking Sandy Bullock to pay for it. She also joked her way through the night, as you might expect.

One person who didn't like any of it?

Donald Trump.

He was vocal on Twitter throughout the show. Some of his notes:



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Believe First Look: Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams Tease Their New NBC Drama


What better way to celebrate Alfonso Cuarón's big win than with a sneak peek at his new project?! The Gravity director, who took home the statue for Best Director at the Oscars on Sunday night, has teamed up with J.J. Abrams for one of the most highly anticipated new series of the year, Believe, which premieres Monday, March 10 and we've got your first look at the ambitious new drama that's sure to be your new obsession.

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Oscars 2014: Jennifer Lawrence is the most tweeted-about star


Sally Field, Kim Novak and "Jared Leto's mom" were the most searched terms on Bing throughout the evening, while the red carpet star who triggered the biggest spikes was not a nominee.

Jennifer Lawrence was the most tweeted-about star during the 86th Academy Awards, according to Twitter.

The American Hustle actress likely got an ignominious boost to her social media profile after she took a tumble – for the second consecutive year – while walking the red carpet. Wearing a strapless red peplum Dior Haute Couture dress, she was also considered among the best dressed of the night by THR and others.

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Jennifer Lawrence jokingly tries to steal Oscar from Lupita Nyong'o


At last year’s Oscars, Lawrence took home the award for Best Actress, but only after she tripped her way up the stairs. And after she had the award in hand? She flipped off the entire press room. This year, she did not get a chance to trip up the stairs as she lost the Best Supporting Actress race to Twelve years A Slave‘s Lupita Nyong’o.

However, J Law did not disappoint. She made sure to get her clumsiness out of the way early when she fell on the red carpet — stupid traffic cones! — and then, after she lost the Oscar race, she tried to get her hands on Nyong’o's Oscar. Of course, she was joking, and the whole thing only makes us love her more.

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Mexican filmmaker pressed that Alfonso Cuaron is a badass boss bitch


Before the 86th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2 --when Mexican 'Gravity' director Alfonso Cuarón's made history as the first Latino to win an Oscar for Best Director-- there was reportedly some criticism coming from Mexico, saying that fellow Mexicans aren't too pleased that Mexican talent leaves their homeland to thrive in the U.S.
Yet, Cuarón and others have gone about their talents in creative and non-stereotypical ways in the U.S. by showing other sides of themselves and not solely depicting story lines of violence or drug trafficking. But you you can't win 'em all!
With or without representation, you can't please everyone, despite the fact that there were three Mexicans nominated for directing, cinematography and acting,

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Margot Robbie Debuts New Brunette Hair at Oscars 2014



Margot Robbie looks so sexy with her new hair color while walking the red carpet at the 2014 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (March 2) in Hollywood.

The 23-year-old actress looks so different with her new brunette hair that we didn’t even recognize her at first!

Margot starred in the movie The Wolf of Wall Street alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and she attended the awards show to support the film, which was nominated for Best Picture. Unfortunately the movie went home empty handed.

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